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Dogs of Carmel


A pawsome celebration of artistic talent and canine charm!

Click HERE for the 2024 Artist Application - Deadline Extended until May 28th.

Art enthusiasts and dog lovers alike will soon have the opportunity to bid on their favorite sculptures, with a portion of the proceeds being donated to a local charity. More information to come.

About the Dogs of Carmel 

"Dogs of Carmel" art program, showcases 16 beautifully hand-painted sculptures of man's best friend, thoughtfully crafted by talented local artists. This unique art exhibition in and around Carmel brings together art enthusiasts, dog lovers, and the community at large for a delightful and heartwarming experience.

Visitors and locals alike are invited to embark on a delightful adventure throughout Carmel, where these charming sculptures are displayed at local fostering businesses now through October 7th.  Each creative masterpiece captures the essence of our furry four-legged friends and exemplifies the spirit of Carmel. To make the "Dogs of Carmel" art program easily accessible, a Walking Tour Map is available at the Visitor Center in Carmel Plaza and online at


Click HERE for 2024 Sponsorship Opportunities

The Carmel Chamber of Commerce is inviting local businesses to sponsor foster a dog to showcase their business support for the community.

Sponsoring businesses will receive one (1) Dog of Carmel to sponsor foster in their business from July 15th – September 1st.

Businesses will be prominently featured in various marketing materials, including the event website, Chamber newsletter and emails, social media, the Dogs of Carmel walking map, and print advertisements.

2023 Dogs of Carmel


"The Voyage Home"

Artist: Paige McKay
Fostering Business: Carmel Valley Athletic Club/Refuge
Visitor Center in Carmel Plaza, Ocean & Mission


"Here's Looking at You Kid"

Artist: Lisa Bryan
Fostering Businesses: Court of the Fountains
Mission btwn Ocean and 7th



Artist: Cyndra Bradford
Fostering Businesses: Mad Dogs and Englishmen
SW Corner of Ocean & Mission

Roy V Biv

"Roy G. Biv"

Artist: Annie Free
Fostering Businesses: Somewhere in Carmel
San Carlos btwn Ocean & 7th



Artist: Rene Romero Schuler
Fostering Businesses: Brad’s Barkery
7th btwn San Carlos & Dolores



Artist: Azadeh Nikou
Fostering Businesses: Little Napoli
Corner of Dolores & 7th


"Brigitte Bardog"

Artist: Kathy Sharpe
Fostering Businesses: Cypress Inn
Lincoln & 7th



Artist: Randi Beer
Fostering Businesses: Carmel Dog Shop
Lincoln btwn Ocean and 7th



Artist: Marietta Hickey & Mollie Westfall
Fostering Businesses: David Lyng Real Estate Agents
Lincoln btwn Ocean & 7th



Artist: Jeff Daniel Smith
Fostering Businesses: Galerie Plein Aire
6th btwn Dolores & Lincoln



Artist: Jennifer Perlmutter
Fostering Businesses: Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
Dolores btwn 5th & 6th



Artist: Nicole Cromwell
Fostering Businesses: Nicole Cromwell Art Gallery
Dolores btwn 5th & 6th



Artist: Ashley Stoddard
Fostering Businesses: Bennett Sculpture Gallery
Dolores btwn 5th & 6th


"Lily Poo"

Artist: Catherine Sullivan
Fostering Businesses: Ami Carmel
5 SE of 5th on Dolores


"Golden Sunset"

Artist: Delia Bradford
Fostering Businesses: Calhoun Estate Jewelers
SE Corner 6th & Dolores

Pelagie Pup

"Pelagie the Pelagic Pup"

Artist: Karen Gelff
Fostering Businesses: La Balena
Junipero btwn 5th & 6th


"Pour Pup"

Artist: Simon Bull
Fostering Businesses: The Forge
SW Corner of 5th & Junipero



Artist: Alyson de Guigne
Fostering Businesses: Carmel Plaza
Ocean & Mission



Artist: Monica Johnson
Fostering Businesses: Dogma
236 Crossroads Blvd.


"Princess Poodle"

Artist: Edi Matsumoto
Fostering Businesses: Vin Wine Bar
237 Crossroads Blvd

Drip Dawg 2

"Drip Dawg"

Artist: Josh Mayhem
Fostering Businesses: Monica Graham Fine Art
6th & San Carlos

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